Tag: Black Lives Matter

Engage young adults, support Black Lives Matter, bishops told

Engage young adults, support Black Lives Matter, bishops told

| Gail DeGeorge | July 13, 2017 | 2 Comments

A standing-room-only crowd of young black Catholics in a frank session that lasted more than two hours told bishops, priests, and women and men religious why they stay in the church, what threatens to drive them away and that they want a stronger voice from church officials for the Black Lives Matter movement.

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Catholic women give different perspectives on local Women’s March

Catholic women give different perspectives on local Women’s March

| January 27, 2017 | 2 Comments

While one local Catholic woman found the local march unifying and hopeful, her view was a stark contrast to the perception that compelled other Catholic pro-life women not to attend.

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Letters: July 7, 2016

Letters: July 7, 2016

| July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

Racism can’t be ignored
Labyrinths

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Letters – June 9, 2016

Letters – June 9, 2016

| June 9, 2016 | 1 Comment

Feeling the ‘Bern’
Pray for election
No place for labyrinths
St. Rita deserved more
Altar about-face
BLM has wrong focus

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Mpls. Catholic Workers back Black Lives Matter

Mpls. Catholic Workers back Black Lives Matter

| April 26, 2016 | 3 Comments

On April 11, Black Lives Matter activists reportedly shut down intersections and a light rail station near Target Field during the Minnesota Twins’ home opener against the Chicago White Sox.

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Black Lives Matter plans Crashed Ice protest at Cathedral

Black Lives Matter plans Crashed Ice protest at Cathedral

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman said in a statement that the event will go on as planned.

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In sharing experiences, Ascension parishioner hopes to initiate change

In sharing experiences, Ascension parishioner hopes to initiate change

| December 16, 2015 | 4 Comments

It was 1961. Bob Briscoe was 19, and he remembers he wasn’t allowed Communion at the rail in a Missouri church because he was black; others wouldn’t have come up if he were there. The priest told him to go to the sacristy after Mass to receive the Eucharist.

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Peace on Plymouth

Peace on Plymouth

| December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

About a month has passed since the Nov. 15 shooting death of Jamar Clark, a black man, by a white police officer. While protesters, led by the group Black Lives Matter, have moved on from their encampment on Plymouth Avenue at the Minneapolis Police Department’s Fourth Precinct, their questions and those of the larger community linger in north Minneapolis and beyond.

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UST president denounces alum’s connection to shooting

UST president denounces alum’s connection to shooting

| November 30, 2015 | 2 Comments

University of St. Thomas President Julie Sullivan said she was disappointed and outraged that one of the four men arrested following a shooting at a Black Lives Matter protest in north Minneapolis Nov. 23 was a recent St. Thomas graduate. “This act casts a pall on our community,” she wrote in a Nov. 25 email […]

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